Item 01: Dudley V. Walford diary, 23 September 1914 - 13 August 1916 - Page 22

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a year the Nile overflows and leaves behind rich soil which is very cultivating.

This country is a mixture of many races. The Fellahin or the agriculture class, the Beduin & Town Arabs, Copts or Xtian Egyptians, Montenegrins & Syrians, Jews, Albanians, Greeks, & many other European races.

Most of the people are able to speak at least two or three languages. English, Arabic or French.

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